A bill that would give a legislative panel the power to spend private donations for a state border fence passed a House committee today along party lines, with only Republicans supporting it.Read More »
A Mexican immigrant who had a romantic relationship with an Arizona sheriff has filed a $1 million notice of claim against the sheriff and the county.Read More »
Gosar has been the early beneficiary of Babeu’s campaign problems, and he appears well-positioned to capitalize on Babeu’s supporters if the sheriff drops out of the race.Read More »
In the first interview he has given to an LGBT media outlet since publicly announcing he is gay, Babeu told the Washington Blade newspaper this week that he will support a variety of pro-gay measures in Congress that will no doubt set him at odds with conservative Republican voters.Read More »
Babeu’s support across CD4, but specifically in Pinal County, has nosedived in the wake of the various allegations made against him in recent weeks, according to a poll conducted yesterday by a veteran pollster and provided on the condition of anonymity.Read More »
A week ago, consultant Chuck Coughlin advised that the Babeu camp would be wise “to hire somebody” to “start chasing” the media around, and the Babeu campaign has done just that.Read More »
If embattled Sheriff Paul Babeu was a rank-and-file employee he likely would have faced discipline for sending a text message identifying himself as a law-enforcement officer and emailing nude photos of himself to a potential sex partner.Read More »
The act of sending out sexually suggestive photos via the Internet ended the political careers of two New York congressmen last year. But while many questioned his judgment, outrage involving Pinal County Sheriff Paul Babeu’s similar actions was mostly muted at the state Capitol. So far, no Republican or Democratic lawmakers have called for his resignation.Read More »
Attorneys for the ex-boyfriend of Pinal County Sheriff Paul Babeu proclaimed their client’s innocence today, saying he never hacked into the lawman’s campaign websites.
Adnan Horan, attorney for Jose Orozco, a Mexican citizen who claimed in a news article that Babeu threatened him with deportation after their relationship disintegrated, held a news conference announcing Orozco’s denial of any wrongdoing, but Orozco was absent and Horan answered few questions.
After failing to connect with our reporter yesterday, Babeu attorney and campaign manager Chris DeRose took umbrage with the criticism of the campaign’s response to the New Times article alleging the sheriff tried to extort silence out of his former lover.Read More »